James Thomson, circa 1880, ground floor bank by Andrew
Balfour and Stewart 1924. 4-storey and attic, free classical,
commercial building with modern classical bank at ground,
symmetrical 5-bay ground floor, 7 windows above. Polished
ashlar, granite faced ground floor. Windows altered.
GROUND FLOOR: outer entrance bays breaking forward with
architraved doorpieces, triglyph frieze with relief profile
panels; central bays partially altered, divided by fluted,
semi-engaged Roman Doric columns. Ground floor mutule
cornice. Bank interior re-modelled.
UPPER FLOORS: windows arranged 2-3-2. 1st floor anta
pilastraded glazing, dentil cornice. 2nd floor plain anta
pilastrade. 3rd floor Corinthian pilasters, arched, scroll
keyblocked, ovolo archivolt. Panelled frieze with sculpted
rosettes, dentil band. Cornice, bracketted over central bays.
2 segmentally pedimented, aediculed dormers in pavilion roof
with end stacks, central dormer. Shaped lintels, hipped roof
with outer round-arched dormers. Die parapet, balustrade
removed. Slate roof.